Court News


Brandon Guidry
Brandon Guidry, 40, of Thornfield, was arrested May 2 and held in the Ozark County Jail on a $7,500 bond in a case in which he’s charged with possession of methamphetamine and receiving stolen property.  According to the probable cause statement prepared by OCSD Lt. Matt Rhoades, at 11 p.m. Feb. 25...

Larry Sanders
Sandra Coons, 65, and Larry Sanders, 71, both of Isabella, are being held in the Ozark County Jail on a $25,000 cash only bond in connection with a case where they are each charged with trafficking drugs and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.  They were arrested May 4 and scheduled for a...
Circuit Judge Craig Carter processed 30 cases during the May 1 session of Ozark County court.   Guilty pleas Kimberly Hemphill, charged in 2018 with possession of a controlled substance, entered a guilty plea pursuant to a plea agreement with the state. She is sentenced to SIS with 5 years...
On April 23, Jerald Smith, of Isabella, was arraigned on a class D felony charge of stealing ($750 or more) and ordered to return to court at 9 a.m. June 11 for a criminal setting. The charges are in connection with allegations that Smith took a tractor that did not belong to him.  According to the...

Nicholas Steven Jackson
Nicholas Steven Jackson, 26, of Western Grove, Arkansas, is scheduled to appear before Associate Judge Raymond Gross at 9 a.m. May 14 for a bond reduction hearing in a resisting arrest case against him. He is being held on a $2,500 bond and was arrested April 7.  According to the probable cause...
Co-defendants Vantrez Jones, 35, of the state of Georgia, and Dustin Harrington, 39, of Springfield, have been charged in Ozark County court in connection with an April 19 traffic stop in Ozark County.  Harrington is charged with possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug...
  The Bakersfield High School golf team took home the first place plaque in the April 15 Clever Invitational Golf Tournament and another first place plaque in the April 12 Willow Springs Invitational tournament. The team, pictured from left, includes: Coach Micheal Mahan, Ethan Cotter, CJ Carey,...
Circuit Judge Craig Carter processed a total of 21 cases during the April 17 session of Ozark County Law Day. Updates on the criminal cases are listed here:   Sent to prison for probation violation Colt York admitted to a violation of his probation by failing to pay court costs and restitution and...
Darrell McClanahan was found guilty by a Wright County jury of two counts of misdemeanor second-degree harassment in an Ozark County case dating back to 2021 following an April 18-19 trial in Hartville. He was originally charged with two counts felony-level first-degree harassment.  The jury...
Noel Cole, 48, of Theodosia, pleaded guilty pursuant to a plea agreement with the state in multiple cases April 3 before Circuit Judge Craig Carter.  In one case, Cole pleaded guilty to felony resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony. In another case, he pleaded guilty to the amended...

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